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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.34
MET's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MET: 0.34 )
MET' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.51
Current: 0.34

0.34
1.51
Equity to Asset 0.07
MET's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. MET: 0.07 )
MET' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.08
Current: 0.07

0.05
0.08
Interest Coverage 3.16
MET's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. MET: 3.16 )
MET' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.16

1.01
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.17
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.94
MET's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. MET: 5.94 )
MET' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.56   Max: 13.07
Current: 5.94

-10.56
13.07
Net-margin (%) 4.94
MET's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MET: 4.94 )
MET' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.47   Max: 13.04
Current: 4.94

-5.47
13.04
ROE (%) 5.47
MET's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. MET: 5.47 )
MET' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.78   Max: 18.62
Current: 5.47

-6.78
18.62
ROA (%) 0.38
MET's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. MET: 0.38 )
MET' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.42   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.38

-0.42
1.19
Revenue Growth (%) 1.30
MET's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. MET: 1.30 )
MET' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10
Current: 1.3

0
10
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.10
MET's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. MET: -7.10 )
MET' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 50
Current: -7.1

0
50
EPS Growth (%) 1.20
MET's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. MET: 1.20 )
MET' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 104.3
Current: 1.2

0
104.3
» MET's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

MET Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Larry Robbins 860,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 4,781,323 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 190,000 sh (New)
John Keeley 5,536 sh (New)
David Tepper 4,603,658 sh (+35.97%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,083,019 sh (+31.18%)
Pioneer Investments 1,561,566 sh (+9.95%)
Richard Pzena 8,180,453 sh (+5.61%)
Leon Cooperman 3,028,585 sh (+0.56%)
John Buckingham 90,797 sh (+0.1%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 16,800 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 15,329,500 sh (-0.7%)
Richard Snow 1,793,216 sh (-4.7%)
NWQ Managers 8,046,290 sh (-7.76%)
David Dreman 73,548 sh (-8.71%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 993,283 sh (-74.53%)
Jim Simons 1,174,400 sh (-78.56%)
Steven Cohen 156,279 sh (-81.86%)
» More
Q2 2013

MET Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ray Dalio 121,864 sh (New)
George Soros 72,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 19,114 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,892,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 581,797 sh (+272.28%)
John Buckingham 91,554 sh (+0.83%)
John Keeley 5,536 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 16,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 15,175,150 sh (-1.01%)
Leon Cooperman 2,957,985 sh (-2.33%)
Richard Snow 1,726,993 sh (-3.69%)
Richard Pzena 7,450,433 sh (-8.92%)
NWQ Managers 7,227,370 sh (-10.18%)
David Tepper 4,113,818 sh (-10.64%)
David Dreman 65,076 sh (-11.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 952,521 sh (-12.05%)
Lee Ainslie 1,937,351 sh (-59.48%)
Pioneer Investments 7,788 sh (-99.5%)
» More
Q3 2013

MET Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ken Heebner 80,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 6,836,900 sh (+75.66%)
Lee Ainslie 2,864,566 sh (+47.86%)
Ray Dalio 175,664 sh (+44.15%)
John Keeley 7,536 sh (+36.13%)
John Buckingham 100,808 sh (+10.11%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 16,800 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Leon Cooperman 2,950,985 sh (-0.24%)
Dodge & Cox 15,056,267 sh (-0.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 942,407 sh (-1.06%)
David Tepper 4,031,818 sh (-1.99%)
Richard Snow 1,681,688 sh (-2.62%)
Richard Pzena 6,832,193 sh (-8.3%)
Pioneer Investments 7,000 sh (-10.12%)
NWQ Managers 6,159,944 sh (-14.77%)
David Dreman 54,314 sh (-16.54%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 98,900 sh (-47.95%)
Steven Cohen 28,319 sh (-95.13%)
» More
Q4 2013

MET Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 50,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 375,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 478,200 sh (+1588.62%)
Pioneer Investments 50,759 sh (+625.13%)
John Buckingham 101,255 sh (+0.44%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 16,800 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 7,536 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 14,622,067 sh (-2.88%)
Richard Snow 1,604,379 sh (-4.6%)
Richard Pzena 6,236,260 sh (-8.72%)
Jeremy Grantham 778,484 sh (-17.39%)
NWQ Managers 4,610,471 sh (-25.15%)
Lee Ainslie 1,817,950 sh (-36.54%)
David Dreman 33,742 sh (-37.88%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,216,800 sh (-38.32%)
David Tepper 2,413,663 sh (-40.13%)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,768 sh (-93.49%)
Leon Cooperman 132,900 sh (-95.5%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MET

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy6.2%$46.38 - $54.02 $ 50.550%375000
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Reduce -95.5%2.01%$46.38 - $54.02 $ 50.550%132900
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Reduce -36.54%0.66%$46.38 - $54.02 $ 50.550%1817950
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -37.88%0.09%$46.38 - $54.02 $ 50.550%33742
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.07%$46.38 - $54.02 $ 50.550%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$46.38 - $54.02 $ 50.550%50000
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Add 47.86%0.58%$45.85 - $51.47 $ 50.554%2864566
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$45.85 - $51.47 $ 50.554%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 44.15%0.02%$45.85 - $51.47 $ 50.554%175664
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Add 36.13%$45.85 - $51.47 $ 50.554%7536
Lee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Reduce -59.48%1.43%$35.53 - $46.1 $ 50.5522%1937351
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.05%$35.53 - $46.1 $ 50.5522%121864
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$35.53 - $46.1 $ 50.5522%72000
Lee Ainslie 2013-03-31 New Buy2.4%$32.94 - $40.2 $ 50.5536%4781323
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2013-03-31 Sold Out 2.3%$32.94 - $40.2 $ 50.5536%0
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$32.94 - $40.2 $ 50.5536%0
John Keeley 2013-03-31 New Buy$32.94 - $40.2 $ 50.5536%5536
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Preferred stocks of MetLife Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
METPRA0.004.29Floating Rate NonCumulative Preferred Stock, Series A
METPRB0.006.446.50% NonCumulative Preferred Stock, Series B

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.40
MET's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. MET: 17.40 )
MET' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.23   Max: 108.78
Current: 17.4

4.23
108.78
P/B 0.90
MET's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MET: 0.90 )
MET' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.72
Current: 0.9

0.43
1.72
P/S 0.80
MET's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. MET: 0.80 )
MET' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.8

0.19
1.07
PFCF 3.40
MET's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. MET: 3.40 )
MET' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 16.33
Current: 3.4

1.46
16.33
EV-to-EBIT 19.20
MET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.84 vs. MET: 19.20 )
MET' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 214.7
Current: 19.2

1.3
214.7
Shiller P/E 20.80
MET's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. MET: 20.80 )
MET' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 20.97
Current: 20.8

2.38
20.97

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.20
MET's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. MET: 2.20 )
MET' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.2

0.65
4.01
Dividend Payout 0.35
MET's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MET: 0.35 )
MET' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.35

0.07
0.66
Dividend growth (3y) 10.90
MET's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. MET: 10.90 )
MET' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.9
Current: 10.9

0
36.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
MET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. MET: 3.00 )
MET' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 5.47
Current: 3

0.89
5.47
Share Buyback Rate -7.90
MET's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. MET: -7.90 )
MET' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -12.8
Current: -7.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
MET's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MET: 1.10 )
MET' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.1

0.66
1.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
MET's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MET: 0.40 )
MET' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.4

0.25
0.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
MET's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MET: 1.10 )
MET' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.1

0.63
1.86
Price/Graham Number 0.90
MET's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MET: 0.90 )
MET' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.19
Current: 0.9

0.41
2.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
MET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. MET: 5.20 )
MET' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 77.6
Current: 5.2

0.5
77.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.57
MET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. MET: 16.57 )
MET' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16.1   Max: 74.2
Current: 16.57

16.1
74.2

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
Compare:LFC, PIAIF, AAGIY, CNPAY, CHPXF » details
Traded in other countries:MWZ.Germany
MetLife, Inc. a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1999 along with its subsidiaries, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. The Company is a provider of insurance and other financial services to many individuals and institutional customers throughout the United States. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company offers life insurance, annuities, property & casualty insurance, and other financial services to individuals, as well as group insurance and retirement & savings products and services to corporations and other institutions. The Company is reorganized into six segments, reflecting the broad geographic regions: Retail Products; Group, Voluntary and Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; and Latin America (collectively, 'The Americas'); Asia; and EMEA. In addition, the Company reports certain of its results of operations in Corporate & Other, which includes MetLife Bank and other business activities. The America's consists of the following segments: Retail Products. The Retail Products segment offers a broad range of protection products and services and a variety of annuities to individuals and employees of corporations and other institutions, and is organized into two businesses: Life and Annuities; Group, Voluntary and Worksite Benefits. The Group, Voluntary and Worksite Benefits segment offers a broad range of protection products and services to individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, and is organized into three businesses: Group Life, Non-Medical Health and Property & Casualty. Group Life insurance products and services include variable life, universal life and term life products; Corporate Benefit Funding. The Corporate Benefit Funding segment includes an array of annuity and investment products, including guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets. The Latin America segment offers a broad range of products to both individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, which include life insurance, accident and health insurance, group medical, dental, credit life insurance, annuities etc. The Asia segment offers a range of products to both individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, which include whole life, term life, variable life, universal life, accident and health insurance, fixed and variable annuities and endowment products. The EMEA segment offers products to individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, which include life insurance, accident and health insurance, credit life insurance etc. The Company believes that competition faced by its business segments is based on a number of factors, including service, product features, scale, price, financial stren

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